Emeritus Professor of the Panthéon-Sorbonne University (Paris I)
Professor Pierre Mayer is one of the few great names in the field of international arbitration. He is based in Paris and practices independently, mainly as arbitrator, in commercial and investment treaty arbitrations in a variety of sectors. Professor Mayer is also a French-qualified lawyer and the most recognised academic in French private international law.
Professor Mayer is ranked as one of the "Most In Demand Arbitrators" in France and in Europe by Chambers.com. He is described as "a superb choice to sit as arbitrator in complex cases" and as "recognised globally for his experience in commercial and investment disputes across a range of sectors." Chambers reports that Mayer is considered to be " able to take a nuanced approach and explain issues really well," ; " very clear in what he writes" and "able to take a calm look at issues and keep everything in context".